Hispanics in the United States : a demographic, social, and economic history, 1980-2005 /

"Utilizing census data and other statistical source materials, this book examines the transformations in the demographic, social, and economic structures of Latino-Americans in the United States between 1980 and 2005"--Provided by publisher.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Bergad, Laird W., 1948-
Other Authors: Klein, Herbert S.
Format: eBook
Published: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Immigration to the United States to 1980
  • The Hispanic population to 1980
  • Population growth and dispersion, 1980-2005
  • The demography of the Hispanic population
  • Wealth and poverty
  • Educational attainment
  • Citizenship, the Latino electorate, and voter participation
  • Occupational structures, employment, and unemployment
  • English language abilities and domestic usage
  • Hispanic business ownership
  • Race
  • Endogamous and exogamous marriage patterns among Latino household heads
  • Conclusion.